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Sony Google TV Root Makes Your Smart TV Smarter Sony Google TV Root Makes Your Smart TV Smarter
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Do you know what happens when you start to incorporate more sophisticated technologies into TVs? People start to hack them to enable more functionality than the manufacturer ever intended. The target today is the Sony Google TV with GTVHacker releasing …

Ex-Google Employees Unite To Innovate E-Mail Ex-Google Employees Unite To Innovate E-Mail
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Three young men from Australia are sick of the antiquated way we view our email and have left their bureaucratic and frustrating positions at Google to pursue a new way for users to interact with their email. Cameron Adams, Jochen …

Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry? Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry?

Yandex, the Russian search engine giant, announced a new social networking search program. The announcement doesn’t mention Twitter specifically, but Search Engine Land is reporting that the search engine has made a deal with Twitter to gain access to the …

Simpsons 500th Episode Sets Records, Creates Buzz Simpsons 500th Episode Sets Records, Creates Buzz
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Matt Groening’s cartoon creation and The Fox TV series “The Simpsons” has set another record with the running of it’s recent milestone 500th episode on Sunday, February 19th. “The Simpsons” is now one of the longest-running sitcoms in television history, …

U.S. Pirate Party Announces First Conference
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You may or may not be aware of the Pirate Party, the political group founded in Europe that fights for online freedoms and privacy rights, but they are a very real political party. They have not had much of a …

Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook

The financial results for Barnes & Noble third quarter of the financial year have been released and, initially, all signs point in good directions for the bookseller. This might come as a surprise to some since speculation grew over the …

Mardi Gras 2012 Takes Over The Twitterverse Mardi Gras 2012 Takes Over The Twitterverse

For all of Mardi Gras’ religious implications, it always winds up being one of the best parties of the year. And not just Fat Tuesday, of course – that’s just when we stuff ourselves so full of food that we …

More iPad 3 Leaks Confirm Latest Rumors More iPad 3 Leaks Confirm Latest Rumors
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With Apple set to unveil the new iPad 3 in just two weeks (maybe), the rumors and leaks are coming fast and furious now. Several components of the device have leaked out in the last two weeks, giving us an …

Russia Urges UN Envoy to Syria on Twitter

Russia proposed that the UN send a special envoy to Syria on Twitter Tuesday, to help coordiniate security and humanitarian efforts. Russia’s foreign ministry has urged the U.N. Security council to prompt the U.N. Security General to set these efforts …

Anonymous Poses Threat To U.S. According To Official
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It appears that Anonymous may pose more of a threat to the U.S. government than initially thought. The Wall Street Journal is reporting General Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, has said that Anonymous may be capable of taking down …

Zimbabwe Canes Teenager For Facebook Slander
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In Aprile 2011, the U.S. state department released a report on human rights in Zimbabwe. In the report U.S. government officials outline many abuses of power and savage acts perpetrated by the Zimbabwe government and their security forces. Specific cases …

10-Inch Kindle Fire Set For Q2 2012? 10-Inch Kindle Fire Set For Q2 2012?

According to reports, Amazon has tapped Foxconn to manufacture a 10-inch version of their popular Kindle Fire tablet, and you could have your hands on one pretty soon. The reports comes from DigiTimes, who quote sources that say “Foxconn Electronics …

Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy? Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy?
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Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are locked in a precarious blame game about who failed with your online privacy. First, Google gets caught bypassing a security feature in Safari that allowed the company to track users despite the no-tracking settings in …

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer
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Lately you have to imagine that Larry Page and the rest of the Google leadership wake up every morning and, before the grogginess of the morning has even flaked off, make a wish that there will be no more privacy …

Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements

Foursquare announced an update with some new features for its BlackBerry app today. The improvements mainly come to the “Explore” feature. “Every time you find a place with Explore, we find the right recommendations for you, based on where you’ve …

Panasonic Announces Eluga Smartphone Panasonic Announces Eluga Smartphone

Panasonic Europe has announced it’s new Android Smartphone called the Eluga, which combines sleekness and durability. The Eluga is IP 57 certified, meaning that it is water and dust proof, and weighs in at 3.6 ounces. Waterproof, as in it …

iPad 3 Retina Displays Being Made By Samsung? iPad 3 Retina Displays Being Made By Samsung?

Another series of images has leaked showing the iPad 3’s retina display. The images come from inside one of Samsung’s factories in China, and show the display being packaged for shipment. The displays pictured are apparently being packaged for shipment …

Antenna Farmers Raise Technology For Google Antenna Farmers Raise Technology For Google

In 2007 Google purchased 1,000 extra acres across from its mull million dollar Council Bluff communication center in Iowa and today they are attempting to get permission and permits to place an extensive array of satellite antennas on the property. …

Viral Videos: Goldeneye 64 Mod, Tim Tebow Reads Dr. Seuss, & Sun Tornadoes Viral Videos: Goldeneye 64 Mod, Tim Tebow Reads Dr. Seuss, & Sun Tornadoes

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Content Marketing Infographic Looks At “Heart Of Online Success” Content Marketing Infographic Looks At “Heart Of Online Success”
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Content+ put together the following infographic breaking down “the anatomy of content marketing,” which it calls the “heart of online success”. It draws on data from a variety of sources as cited at the bottom. Some interesting stats it lays …

Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Over C-30
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Anonymous seems to pick a lot of targets these days that they feel are deserving of their unique brand of Internet vigilantism. Their latest target – Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. We reported last Tuesday that Toews introduced C-30 …

Presidents Day, Kurt Cobain, and Cookies Presidents Day, Kurt Cobain, and Cookies

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web
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Titles are incredibly important when you’re writing for the web. Startup Stats CEO Nick O’Neill wrote an interesting blog post discussing the importance of titling articles on the Internet in which he looks at an example of a New York …

Pinterest Uses Metatag To Help Copyright Fight Pinterest Uses Metatag To Help Copyright Fight
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Pinterest has been under fire lately with accusations that their site is nothing more than a place for people to indiscriminately use copyrighted material for their own ends. The powers that be at Pinterest have said that they will address …